<![CDATA[Zimbabwe Entrepreneur Zone - Competitions]]>Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:30:38 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[LeWeb'14 Startup Competition - #ApplyNow]]>Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:46:28 GMThttp://zezone.weebly.com/competitions/5th-women-in-business-competition-apply-nowPicture
LeWeb’s Startup Competition recognizes the most promising international startups, and offers entrepreneurs an opportunity to gain the global visibility needed to get their businesses to the next level.

New this year: LeWeb will be stopping by some of the world’s top cities, looking for dynamic local startups to join the competition. Think you have what it takes to win? Meet us in Berlin, Stockholm, Paris and Barcelona during our first-ever Startup Competition Tour!

• Get the chance to pitch on stage at LeWeb’14 Paris.
• Benefit from a dedicated on-site pitch desk to showcase your projects.
• Gain visibility among the LeWeb community and major international media.
• Pitch to all participants and our all-star panel on the last day of LeWeb if selected as one of the top three competitors.

• Have a major announcement at LeWeb'14 Paris
• Present a product or service, B2B/B2C, any industry
• Be less than 3 years old
• Have less than €1.5M/ $2M in financing

October 5 (midnight PST): Application deadline
October 15: Semi-finalists notified
December 9-10-11, 2014: Startup Competition
Top 3 Pitches present on the Plenary Stage: December 11, 2014, followed by the competition award ceremony.

Applicants must provide basic company profile and funding information, product description, and link to an online video or slide presentation pitching the business and product.

ENTRY IS FREE. You need not to be a customer of LeWeb or any of its partners or sponsors. Applicants may be required to provide additional information, including a video and/or slide presentation, during the selection stages. Community online voting may be used to determine competition participants. 

Applicants must have less than €1.5M (US$2M) of investment from any and all sources (including, but not limited to friends & family, angel investors, institutional VCs, government grants). Applicants may be asked to provide unaudited financial statements disclosing sources of funding. Startups pitching on stage may be video recorded and photographed during the conference and agree that these photos and videos may be used in conjunction with the conference promotion before, during and after the event. Applicants understand that part of the winners selection may be subject to an audience vote during the competition. Startups selected to the Startup Competition Finals on December 9-11 2014 will receive two complimentary tickets as well as access to the Startup Competition Lounge to demonstrate their product during LeWeb’14 Paris.